2 comments on “Veni Vidi Castratavi Illegitimos. Black Adder – The Untransmitted Pilot

  1. Wow. I had no idea that the pilot was so different to what the first season would become (and so similar to what the latter seasons would be), I thought that it was just a matter of a recast. How odd that they came so close to the second season, and then veered away from it so strongly. BBC television can be a strange place.

  2. It’s very strange indeed. I do wonder if maybe when they brought Ben Elton on board he took a look at this and went “er, lads? Hang about a mo’….”

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